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Those gone by choice or fate, in life or in death, shall be irrevocably and deeply intertwined with those for whom mortal, earthly existence is, was, but one dimension. 48 more words

A Land of Unwritten Stories

Calling this landscape with its fire vent at Sjónípa volcanic diminishes it and makes its strangeness safe.

Wouldn’t it be better to write a guidebook to strangeness, and begin again?


Girl in Translation, Pt. v: Muscle Memory

While writing about the possibilities for memory and story-telling in relation to Girl in Translation in an earlier post, I kept getting stuck on the idea of repetition and ritual. 1,627 more words


Social Media Counters and Metrics: Measurement at all Costs?

‘The one question I keep returning to is whether we can dispense
with social media counters entirely’.

 Kane X. Faucher’s new book Social Capital Online… 1,881 more words

Critical Digital And Social Media Studies Series


The Metamorphosis

My step daughter Kim visited me recently. As is our wont to do we had a literary discussion about books and what books influenced us and why. 754 more words

Notes From The Undrground

Alex Prager: Silver Lake Drive Exhibition

I was interested in going to see Alex Prager’s work after checking what was on around London as her work looks into “themes of alienation and the pluralism of modern life” while also largely having women as the protagonists of her work. 258 more words

The Deep at the End of the Spiral

There are parts of me that get frustrated when it comes to any dealing with my ex. I don’t get angry because it’s just not worth the energy. 1,000 more words